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" then, began to be, When the first seeds whereof the world did spring; The Fire, Air, Earth, and Water did agree By LOVE'S persuasion (Nature's mighty King) To leave their first disordered combating ; And, in a dance, such Measure to observe, As all the... "
Some Longer Elizabethan Poems - Page 9
edited by - 1903 - 441 pages
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Authorial Conquests: Essays on Genre in the Writings of Margaret Cavendish

Line Cottegnies, Nancy Weitz - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 238 pages
...Loves perswasion, Natures mighty King, To leave their first disordred [sic] combating; And in a daunce such measure to observe As all the world their motion should preserve. 22 The notion, used by Davies here, of the various and conflicting elements combining and recombining...
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Poetry, Signs, and Magic

Thomas M. Greene - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 327 pages
...Divine Love creates the universe by inducing the elements to enter into a dance. Dancing, bright lady, then began to be When the first seeds whereof the...persuasion, nature's mighty king, To leave their first discorded combating And in a dance such measure to observe As all the world their motion should preserve....
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Shakespeare: The Dark Comedies to the Last Plays: from Satire to Celebration

R. A. Foakes - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 200 pages
...exemplified in Orchestra (71596), addressed by Sir John Davies to Queen Elizabeth: Dancing, bright lady, then began to be, When the first seeds whereof the...persuasion, nature's mighty king, To leave their first discorded combating, And in a dance such measure to observe, As all the world their motion should preserve....
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